A new steel paddle steamer, named the Cobra, was launched from the Fairfield Yard, Glasgow, on March 1. The Cobra belongs to Messrs Burne, and will travel at the rate of twenty-two miles per hoar. Dilapidated lawyer: "How much will you advance on this law book?" Pawnbroker : " I von't advance noddings on a single pook. Ven you vants some advances on a whole library den perhaps I will talk pesbnessmit you." Lawyer: "Well, this is my whole library." The bridge over the Indus at Sukkur was opened on March 27. It is 820 ft between pillar and pillar,
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Page 6 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 7916, 25 May 1889, Supplement
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 Evening Star, Issue 7916, 25 May 1889, Supplement
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